Dr Fai visits UAJK, emphasises rigorous research on Kashmir conflict

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MUZAFFARABAD, May 16 (APP):Renowned Kashmiri leader and Secretary General of the World Kashmir Awareness Forum based in Washington, Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai visited the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) on Thursday to engage in a dynamic faculty meet-up centred on the Kashmir Conflict.

The event held at City Campus on Thursday which brought together senior faculty members, department heads, and honoured guests to deepen understanding and explore pathways for resolution concerning one of the most enduring conflicts in the world.

Dr Fai emphasised the indispensable role of rigorous research in shaping global perceptions of the Kashmir Conflict, urging scholars to offer nuanced perspectives that reflect the ground realities experienced by the people of Kashmir.

The faculty meet-up facilitated engaging dialogues led by Dr Fai, alongside esteemed figures such as Prof. Dr Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi, Vice-Chancellor of UAJK, and Dr Waleed Rasool.

Dr Fai’s impassioned call for the creation of scholarly literature on Kashmir resonated deeply, inspiring a commitment from Prof. Dr Abbasi to establish a dedicated Kashmir Centre within the university and to launch a Journal on Kashmir Studies, further solidifying UAJK’s dedication to fostering understanding and dialogue on this crucial issue.

Reflecting on the event, Prof. Dr Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi remarked, “Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai’s visit has provided a unique opportunity for our faculty members to gain deeper insights into the complexities of the Kashmir Conflict. His expertise has inspired us to redouble our efforts in promoting informed discourse and advancing scholarly research on this pressing issue.” Dr Abbasi added.

Dr Waleed Rasool echoed his sentiments, underlining the importance of platforms like the faculty meet-up in facilitating meaningful exchanges and fostering mutual understanding.